Happiness measure, code: O-QLS-c-sq-v-7-b


Selfreport on single question:

Here are some features of people’s lives affecting them today. Please indicate how satisfied you are with each of them....
How satisfied are you with your overall quality of life?
1 very dissatisfied
2 somewhat dissatisfied
3 a little dissatisfied
4 about evenly balanced
5 a little satisfied
6 somewhat satisfied
7 very satisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-QLS Overal: Quality of Life Situation
Time frame, c currently (today, these days, presently)
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceGrigg et al. (2006): study CA 2001
TitleComparing Self-Rated Health, Satisfaction and Quality of Life Scores between Diabetics and Others living in the Bella Coola Valley
PublicDiabetes patients and healthy controls, Canada, 2009
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos & Orlando (2006): study CA British Columbia 1998
TitleA Note on Student Quality of Life.
PublicUniversity students Northern British Columbia, Canada, 1998 - 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos & Orlando (2006a): study CA Prince George 1997
TitleQuality of Life of Some Under-Represented Survey Respondents: Youth, Aboriginals and Unemployed.
Public18+ aged, general public, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, 1997-2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos & Zumbo (1999): study CA Prince George 1997
TitlePublic Services and the Quality of Life.
PublicAdult general population, Prince George, Northern British Columbia, Canada, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMichalos & Zumbo (2000): study CA Prince George 1997
TitleCriminal Victimization and the Quality of Life.
PublicAdult general population, City of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, 1997
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos & Zumbo (2001): study CA Prince George 1999
TitleEthnicity, Modern Prejudice and the Quality of Life.
PublicAdults, general public, City of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, 1998
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos & Zumbo (2003): study CA British Columbia 1999
TitleLeisure Activities, Health and the Quality of Life.
Public18+ aged, general public, British Columbia, USA, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: no
  
ReferenceMichalos (2003): study CA Prince George 2001
TitlePolicing Services and The Quality of Life.
PublicAdults, City of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, 2001
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos (2005): study CA Prince George 2003
TitleArts and the Quality of Life: An Exploratory Study.
PublicAdults, City of Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, 2003
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos et al. (2001): study CA British Columbia 1999
TitleHealth and Other Aspects of the Quality of Life of Older People.
Public55-95 aged, Northern Interior Health Region, British Columbia, Canada, 1999
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceMichalos et al. (2007): study CA British Columbia 2005
TitleHealth and Quality of Life of Older People: A Replication after Six Years.
PublicElderly, British Columbia, Canada, 2005
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes